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Families Of Children With Epilepsy Report Benefits From CBD Extracts According To Study

The adjunctive use of non-standardized CBD extract products is associated with subjective benefits in children with treatment-resistant epilepsy, according to data published in the journal Scientific Reports. A team of researchers from the University of Sydney interviewed 41 families who reported using extracts as a treatment for their child’s epilepsy, and performed analytical testing on […]

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Medical Cannabis Access Associated With Significant Reduction In Prescription Opioid Use Per Study

The enactment of medical cannabis access laws is associated with significant reductions in prescription opioid use among Medicaid enrollees, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. Investigators with the University of California at San Diego assessed the relationship between medical cannabis legalization and opioid use among Medicaid enrollees […]

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Maternal Marijuana Exposure Not Independently Associated With Lower Birthweight In Newborns, Per Study

Cannabis exposure during pregnancy is not independently associated with lower birthweight among infants, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assessed the relationship between maternal marijuana exposure and birthweight. They reported that infants, on average, weighed no less than […]

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Medical Marijuana Access Not Associated With Greater Prevalence Of Cannabis-Positive Drivers Per Study

The enactment of medical cannabis laws is not independently associated with a significant uptick in drug prevalence among fatally injured drivers, according to data published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention. An investigator with Georgia State University assessed the relationship between the passage of medical marijuana access laws and the prevalence of […]

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Case Reports: Topical Use Of CBD Addresses Painful Skin Condition

The topical administration of CBD oil is associated with reduced pain and faster wound healing in patients with the skin disease epidermolysis bullosa, according to case reports published in the journal Pediatric Dermatology. Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare genetic condition that results in blistering skin. Researchers at Stanford University’s School of Medicine and at West […]

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Majority Of Chronic Pain Patients Replace Opioids With Marijuana According To New Study

More than two-thirds of chronic pain patients registered to legally access medical cannabis products substitute marijuana for prescription opioids, according to data published in The Journal of Headache and Pain. Investigators from the United States and Canada assessed the use of medical cannabis and prescription drugs in a cohort of over 2,000 Canadian […]

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CBD-Dominant Extracts Safe And Effective In Treating Pediatric Movement Disorders Per Study

The daily administration of high CBD, low THC extracts is safe and effective in treating symptoms related to pediatric movement disorders, according to clinical trial data published in the Journal of Child Neurology. Israeli researchers assessed the adjunctive use of CBD extracts in 20 patients with moderate to severe complex motor disorders over […]

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CBD Extracts Safe And Effective In Treating Rare Form Of Pediatric Epilepsy According To Study

The daily administration of a proprietary CBD extract (Epidiolex) is safe and effective in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of pediatric epilepsy, according to clinical data published in The New England Journal of Medicine. An international team of researchers assessed the adjunctive daily administration of either 10mg or 20mg of CBD versus […]